Hornbill, caterpillars and mangrove tree at Pulau Ubin

Ria Tan of  Wildshores of Singapore shared her post on the Oriental Pied Hornbills with BESGroup and we have reproduced her article below. Ripping caterpillar pupae off a Perepat mangrove tree. We watched this Oriental pied hornbill‘s fascinating behaviour from Ubin Jetty. The … Continued

Red-breasted parakeet family at Pasir Ris Park, Singapore

Red-breasted parakeets, Psittacula alexandri, have been feral in Singapore since 1943.  They originate from Northern Peninsula of Malaya and have been recorded to be nesting successfully since the 1980s. Parakeets are zygodactylous, that is, they have 2 toes pointing forward … Continued